Brownsville

Pet of the Week

On today's Pet of the Week, we're introducing  you to Lulu and Chance.

Workers file lawsuit for carbon dioxide poisoning

Four men are suing several companies that they blame for carbon dioxide poisoning they say they suffered while on the job.

Gladys Porter Zoo mourns the loss of Komodo Dragon

The Gladys Porter Zoo staff mourns the loss of one of its most impressive and cherished creatures. Jahat, a male Komodo dragon, passed away in his behind-the-scenes quarters during the night of Thursday, April 17.

Burglar snitches on girlfriend to victim of credit card theft

A victim reports her credit cards and other personal items are stolen from her vehicle and several charges are made at Sunrise Mall.

Police arrest three people after finding six children alone in apartment

Brownsville police arrest three people after six children were left home alone during the overnight hours. Margarita Carrizales, 22, Ana Maria Carrizales, 19, and Cristian Juarez, 19, have been charged with child abandonment.

Man charged for assaulting two police officers

A fifty three year old man who refused to leave a family members home, racks up charges for assaulting two Brownsville police officers when they came to check out the disturbance.

CBP officers seize $384,000 in cocaine at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered alleged cocaine valued at approximately $384,000 concealed within a Chevrolet Malibu.

Woman arrested for using fraudulent informaton

A Brownsville woman turned herself into authorities on Wednesday morning on forgery and fraud charges going back to last November.

Husband pulls knife on wife is arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

A man is accused of pulling a knife on his wife after a fight. Martin Mireles, 47, was arrested on an aggravated assault charge. Police say Mireles and his wife got into an argument back in early April.

Border fence settlement leads to scholarships to the University of Texas at Brownsville

A border fence leads to future funding, by way of scholarships, for nursing students, in a round about way.

First responders to train on simulated plane crash at Brownsville airport

No need to panic if you're passing near the Brownsville South Padre International Airport today.

Man slaps stepdaughter now charged with injury to a child

A Brownsville man has been charged with injury to a child after his stepdaughter tells school officials he slapped her.

Woman arrested for changing auto title of ex-boyfriend's car to her name

A twenty seven year-old woman allegedly tries to take over her ex-boyfriend's vehicle without his consent. Perla Esmerelda Garcia is accused of borrowing her ex-boyfriend's car and refusing to give it back

Father arrested on injury to a child charge

Brownsville police arrested Christian A. Flores, they say he and his common-law wife were arguing in a parking lot on the 2800 block of International.

Customs and Border Protection seize $1.3M in heroin at Brownsville port of entry

As Holy Week traffic began to surge this weekend, alert U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Brownsville International Bridges intercepted a significant load of heroin.